2 Hare Court Ranked as Top Tier Set & Leading Set in Multiple Practice Areas in Legal 500 2017
2 Hare Court are delighted to be ranked as a top tier set in two practice areas in Legal 500 2017:
- Crime (general crime) – Crime (general crime) – Leading sets
- Fraud – crime – Fraud – crime – Leading sets
2 Hare Court are also ranked as leading sets in the following practice areas:
- Business and regulatory crime (including global investigations) – Leading sets
- Health and safety – Health and safety – Leading sets
- Professional discipline and regulatory law – Professional discipline and regulatory law – Leading sets
Individuals are also ranked in Licensing, Inquests & Inquiries and Sports Law.
2 Hare Court now have 12 leading Silks and 23 leading Junior barristers, many of whom are ranked in multiple practice areas.
Quasi-criminal set 2 Hare Court is ‘absolutely top-drawer in every sense’ with ‘no weak link in its armour’. In addition to general crime, chambers is strong in fraud and has also become ‘one of the go-to sets for regulatory issues’. Counsel are ‘truly skilled’ and ‘display a flexible and commercially minded approach that is very appealing to clients’. ‘The clerks are also very accommodating and bend over backwards to provide an excellent service’. Director of clerking Julian Campbell ‘has created a culture very much driven by and focused on client needs’, and ‘deserves a lot of credit for heightening chambers’ profile’. Campbell works closely with senior practice manager Ben Heaviside and, together, they are ‘two of the best clerks in the business’. Practice clerk Tara Johnson also provides ‘a first-class service’. Collectively, ‘they really care about their barristers, instructing solicitors and clients, and that shines through’.